Outside The Lines
Outside The Lines: 10/23/16
OTL examines the Lakers' decline in recent years; team president Jeanie Buss and former players on front office turmoil. Tom Penn and Marc Spears join Bob Ley to discuss.
The NFL & Domestic Violence: 10/21/16
The NFL is reopening its investigation into Josh Brown after police released journal entries and letters in which he admits abusing his now ex-wife. OTL discusses that and more.
NFL Ratings Decline: 10/20/16
The NFL is the most popular sport in the United States, but this season, television ratings are down by double digits. What is behind the drop in ratings?
Hail Szcur: 10/19/16
Cubs outfielder Matt Szczur overcame odds of 1 in 80,000 to become a life-saving bone marrow donor for a young girl from Ukraine. But that is only part of the story.
Saving Johnny Manziel: 10/18/16
On the heels of an article in Vanity Fair, OTL explores the fight to save Johnny Manziel from self-destruction. Also, 5-time Super Bowl champion Charles Haley joins the show.
Remembering Dennis Byrd: 10/17/16
OTL remembers the life of Dennis Byrd, a former Jet who walked again after being paralyzed in a game. Also: is there a place for the concealed carrying of guns in college sports?
Campus Conceal Carry: 10/16/16
At the University of Texas, football players have to abide by a "No Guns" team policy even while a new state law allows concealed handguns in certain buildings on campuses.
Animal Attraction: 10/14/16
27-percent of FBS schools have live animal mascots. OTL discusses PETA's call for an end to schools having live animal mascots. Also, an interview with musician and actor Christopher Guest.
Thirteen: The Cochran Concussion Story: 10/13/16
To Jack and Casey Cochran, gridiron tradition helped father and son form a bond. But Casey's concussions forced Jack to face realities about the game he loves. OTL tells their story.
Kaepernick & E:60 Preview: 10/12/16
Colin Kaepernick gets another crack at the starting job and Mina Kimes joins us to talk about her in-depth profile of the Bennett brothers for tonight's episode of E:60.
The Bennett Brothers: 10/11/16
The bold and brash Michael and Martellus Bennett discuss today's hottest topics. Plus, a new lawsuit against FIFA.
Life As Matt Dawkins: 10/10/16
In a story originally aired by E:60, one teen's incredible journey -- from Maya to Matt -- provides an in-depth look at what it means to be a transgender athlete.
Thirteen: The Cochran Concussion Story: 10/9/16
Casey and Jack Cochran share their story of walking away from the game of football after several concussions. Plus, a discussion on the risks of football.
Forfeiting The Game: 10/7/16
Some teams are forfeiting rather than play Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Washington. We'll hear from coaches on each side of the issue on today's edition of OTL.
Protecting The Brand: 10/5/16
Baylor's former Title IX coordinator says school leaders cared more about protecting their brand than their students. Plus, is Odell Beckham Jr. really being singled out? OTL discusses.
Baylor University Developments: 10/4/16
There are several new developments in the Baylor University sexual assault case to report today. Also, the journey of New England Patriot and Olympian Nate Ebner.
A Deflategate Reflection: 10/3/16
With Tom Brady's suspension over, OTL discusses the winners and losers from Deflategate. Then, an OTL report shows tennis isn't as clean as it looks.
Last Call: 10/2/16
Dodgers broadcaster and former SportsCenter host Charley Steiner joins Bob Ley to talk about Vin Scully's legendary career.
'It's Just Business': 9/30/16
OTL explores the resurrection of the coaching career of Bobby Petrino. Plus, Richard Sherman's comments on the relationship between NFL owners and players.
Heartache & Healing: 9/29/16
The Big 12 hosted a forum on campus violence and what can be done. Plus, on the day of Jose Fernandez funeral, we take a look at another boating accident that took MLB players' lives in '93.
Protest In The NBA? : 9/28/16
With the NBA season around the corner, OTL examines whether basketball players will protest the national anthem. Then, we recall another tragic boating accident in baseball.
Early Dismissal : 9/27/16
OTL examines how winning games played a role in the dismissal two major college football coaches. Then, a look at the Marlins' tribute to recently deceased pitcher Jose Fernandez.
Remembering Fernandez and Palmer: 9/26/16
OTL looks back on the lives of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and golf legend Arnold Palmer, who lost their lives this past weekend.
Mikey Brannigan & Thomas Johnson: 9/25/16
Running comes easy to Mikey Brannigan, but so much else doesn't. OTL examines the remarkable story of Mikey and the story of Thomas Johnson.
Charlotte Protests and Athletes: 9/23/16
OTL discusses the unrest in Charlotte and athletes' protests. Plus, Usain Bolt joins the show to discuss what's next for him.
Sit Here For A Price: 9/22/16
NFL fans can now pre-select seats for the Super Bowl but it won't be cheap. Plus, why didn't a former Texas A&M receiver get psychiatric help before he was arrested for murder?
Baylor's Image: 9/21/16
How did a former player, indicted for sexual assault, end up on the field and in the locker room? Also, 15 years ago today, Mets' catcher Mike Piazza hit a game-winning home run.
Missing the Message? : 9/20/16
Has the message that Colin Kaepernick tried to spread about what he sees as the oppression of minorities in America gotten lost in the discussion of if it is proper or not? OTL examines.
Firing The Coach: 9/19/16
Are today's athletes too sensitive or are some coaches just too tough on players? Plus, the debate of honoring Joe Paterno.
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